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The failure isn't over confidence or lack of desire. My failure is in comparing myself to another me.

We are changing creatures who have very little in common with our past selves. Beyond a memory that links our metamorphosis day by day, our cells grow and die until we are entirely new beings. Our tastes evolve, our reasoning influenced, the people and habits we visit daily inevitably change. Why should we expect something that worked (or didn't) years ago to be exactly the same now?

Every day is new and with it an attempt to be the best me I can be.

If I get down to my goal weight, I'll cheer. If I lose one pound, I'll celebrate. If I stay the same size and tried my best, I'll be happy.


Member Since: 6/3/2007

Fitness Minutes: 4,420

My Goals:
To reach my goal weight (160 pounds).
Be a good example to my child of an active adult, eating well, and balancing work and life healthfully.
To explore the world.
To stretch my abilities.


My Program:
I'm eating healthier, making my own meals, exercising through activities I love and using every chance to make smarter and wiser choices.

ie. more homemade, eating fresher organic foods, walking and biking, deciding on activity over inactivity.

Goals and rewards:
G: Lose 10 pounds by Feb. 28, 2015, weigh 230 lbs.
R: Visit friends
Completed: 2-24-15

G: Lose 10 pounds by Mar. 30, 2015, weigh 220 lbs.
R: facial, hair dye
Completed:

G: Lose 10 pounds by May. 15, 2015, weigh 210 lbs.
R: go through clothes, replace two items, if needed
Completed:

G: Lose 10 pounds by June 18, 2015, weigh 200 lbs.
R: Family weekend trip, family portraits
Completed:

G: Lose 10 pounds by Sept. 10, 2015, weigh 190 lbs.
R: Family hiking trip
Completed:

G: Lose 10 pounds by Oct. 18, 2015, weigh 180 lbs.
R: 12-speed bike
Completed:
G: Lose 5 pounds by Nov. 10, 2015, weigh 175 lbs.
R: A week lo



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I like video games, books, travel, movies, photography, large crowds, cities, lists, organizational tools, bags, homemade, cooking, yoga, theater, going shoeless, robots, peanut butter and chocolate, drawing, ink washes, chalk boards, word games, Summer and Spring, friends, writing, environmentally conscious conservers, dangly earrings, fancy shoes, textured stockings, living museums, gardening, animals, disaster flicks, rock climbing, swimming, wrapping presents, scary stories, the smell and feel of fresh sheets, vacations, day planners, calligraphy pens, crayons, sketching, singing, backpacking and camping, painting, internet surfing, slippers, monkeys, Fritos and oscillating fans.




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  • v APMAC_D
    Happy Valentine's Day- I hope you have a great week! Love yourself, make the weight loss happen :) emoticon
    3664 days ago
  • v LEIGHWOMAN
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    Beautiful Woman Award! Once you've been given this award, you have to paste it on the wall of 8 women who deserve it. Just by receiving this copy, you can know you're really, truly beautiful! If you break the chain, nothing will happen, but it's always good to know someone thinks you're beautiful inside and out



    ((¸¸.♥´ ..·´ ☆**☆.¸¸.♥´
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    3684 days ago
  • v CINNAMONGURL06
    Hey lady! I haven't been around in awhile but I wanted to say hello and Happy New Year. I hope that 2011 brings you all you wish for! Hugs, Cinn
    3705 days ago
  • v DIVAGLOW
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    May the spirit of Christmas bring you peace,
    The gladness of Christmas give you hope,
    The warmth of Christmas grant you love.
    (Author Unknown)

    Merry Christmas! Wishing you joy and love on this festive day!
    *~ Paula *~

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    3716 days ago
  • v DIVAGLOW
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    Seasons Greetings to you! I thought I'd start my holiday festivities this year with a quote for the season and the true meaning. I have some up holidays stuff up my sleeve coming soon. Trust me, it'll be fun.

    "Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas." (Calvin Coolidge)

    *~Paula *~
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    3731 days ago
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